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Reporting Flood Damages & Flood Assistance

If you have experienced damages due to the recent flooding event, please CLICK HERE to self-report for residential, commercial and public facility preliminary damage assessments (report damages).

The Individual Assistance Grant Program provides grants up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level or a maximum annual income of $41,560 for a family of 3. Grants are available for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and temporary housing expenses. Original receipts are required for those seeking reimbursement for actual expenses related to storm recovery. The grant application may be downloaded by clicking Iowa Disaster Assistance Application. Applications can be turned into a local Community Action Agency. Go to www.iowacommunityaction.org to find your local agency. Potential applicants have 45 days from the date of the proclamation to submit a claim (April 29, 2019).


CLICK HERE for more information about the Active Disaster Declarations in Iowa and the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program.


Other Flood Information & Fact Sheets

With all the snow, rain, and saturated ground, some flooding is occurring in Monona County. The Monona County Environmental Health office has the following information available to help you recover from flooding:

  • FAQ Flooding & Child Care

  • Immuniaztion Recommendations During Floods

  • Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Recommendations for Water Consumption

  • Guidance for Food Establishments

  • Keeping Pets Safe

  • Re-entering Your Flooded Home

  • Re-Opening Food Establishments

  • For further information concerning flood related disease precautions and information, visit the Iowa Department of Public Health's website, https://idph.iowa.gov/flooding. You can also contact the Monona County Environmental Health office for copies of the above fact sheets.


     

    Zoning & Environmental Health

     

    01/05/12: Zoning Map
    Monona County Wall Map

    Disclaimer: The zoning maps are provided
    for informational purposes only and may not reflect all subsequent rezonings.
    Please confirm actual zoning for a specific property with the Zoning Administrator.



    Future Land Use Maps

    2013 Comprehensive Land Use Plan


    Monona County Zoning Ordinances:
       

    NOTICE TO ALL MONONA COUNTY
    RESIDENTS & CONTRACTORS

    A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED FOR ANY NEW CONSTRUCTION, ADDITION, OR WHEN MOVING A BUILDING ONTO YOUR PROPERTY.   

    AG EXEMPTION APPLICATION IS ALSO REQUIRED IF CLAIMING AG EXEMPT STATUS.

    MONONA COUNTY FLOOD PLAIN PERMITS ARE ALSO REQUIRED FOR ANY CONSTRUCTION IN A FLOOD PLAIN DISTRICT.  IN SOME CASES PERMITS FROM IDNR & CORPS OF ENGINEERS ARE ALSO REQUIRED. THIS IS NOT A ONE DAY PROCESS - THIS INCLUDES FARMERS - YOU ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE FLOOD PLAIN

    NO CONSTRUCTION IS TO BE STARTED UNTIL PERMIT APPLICATIONS ARE APPROVED. 

    ALL PRIVATE SEPTIC SYSTEMS, PRIVATE WELLS, GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS REQUIRE A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT - EVEN IF YOU LIVE INSIDE CITY LIMITS.

    TO OBTAIN ANY OF THE ABOVE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING FEES CONTACT THE MONONA COUNTYZONING/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICE IN ONAWA:
    712/433-3400 or mocoenvr@mononacounty.org

    OR STOP BY THE COURTHOUSE, ONAWA - 2ND FLOOR

    CHAPTER 100 - Monona County Zoning Regulations & Zoning Maps, including Flood Plain Districts, & Fees are available online

    MONONA COUNTY ZONING / ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IS NOW ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER

    **Don't forget to call before you dig – IOWA ONE CALL 800-292-8989**

    or visit http://call811.com for more inforamion!
     
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    Sandy Bubke, CEHT, HHS
    Monona County Administrator
    Zoning/Environmental Health
    610 Iowa Avenue, Onawa, Iowa 51040
    Office – 712-433-3400
    Cell – 712-431-6879
    mocoenvr@mononacounty.org
    Follow Me on Twitter


    Zoning & Planning Commission Board Members:
    Zoning Commission Responsibilities

    Patty McCall
    Lonnie Campbell
    James Alexander
    Jackie Wessel
    Sue Kelm
    Randy Lamprecht
    Jim Thies

    Board of Adjustment Members:

    Marvin Hausman
    Nancy McGrain
    Charles Pike
    JoAnne Seufert
    Angela Lyons
    Meeting date will be the 3rd Monday of each month.
    Application needs to be to the Zoning Office by the 1st of each month.

    CONTRACTOR LISTS:

    Certified Well Driller Contact list


    Septic Contractor Contact List


    Time of Transfer Inspectors


    IA Credentialed Radon Mitigation Specialists


    Map of IA Credentialed Radon Mitigation Specialists


    Certified Radon Measurement Specialists


    Map of Certified Radon Measurement Specialists



    IOWA WELL SURVEYS:

    Spring 2018
    Water Test Results

    Fall 2018
    Water Test Results


    2018 MOSQUITO SURVEYS:

    2018 Mosquito
    Surveillance Report

    (statewide)

    Monona County Results